The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 336 354 272
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -82
Contract jobs citing STL 89 69 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.29% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 0.95% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 50 120
Average daily rate
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£563 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £415 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £603 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +13.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -4.00%
STL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7342 7294 7721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.28% 31.02% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5324 5187 5545
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 46 73
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in London

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in London

STL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 19 £625 +11.11% 10
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £300 -
Hillingdon - 3 £325 -
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 170 (100.00%) C++
2 112 (65.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 100 (58.82%) Multithreading
4 91 (53.53%) SQL
4 91 (53.53%) Oracle
5 87 (51.18%) Linux
6 73 (42.94%) UNIX
7 52 (30.59%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (29.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 49 (28.82%) Banking
10 41 (24.12%) Investment Banking
11 39 (22.94%) C#
11 39 (22.94%) Oracle Database
12 38 (22.35%) SDLC
13 35 (20.59%) Windows
13 35 (20.59%) Finance
14 33 (19.41%) Fixed Income
15 32 (18.82%) Front Office
15 32 (18.82%) Low Latency
16 30 (17.65%) OO
17 26 (15.29%) Perl
17 26 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (14.12%) Unit Testing
18 24 (14.12%) MySQL
19 23 (13.53%) XML
19 23 (13.53%) Java
19 23 (13.53%) SQL Server
19 23 (13.53%) OLTP
19 23 (13.53%) Database Tuning
19 23 (13.53%) Subversion

STL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.35%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.59%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.94%) 3G
1 5 (2.94%) SS7
1 5 (2.94%) SCCP
1 5 (2.94%) 2G
1 5 (2.94%) CDMA
1 5 (2.94%) 3GPP
2 2 (1.18%) Internet
3 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.59%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.94%) Oracle Database
2 24 (14.12%) MySQL
3 23 (13.53%) SQL Server
3 23 (13.53%) OLTP
4 15 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (8.24%) RDBMS
5 14 (8.24%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.53%) KDB
7 5 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.35%) DB2
9 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (13.53%) Subversion
2 21 (12.35%) Visual Studio
3 16 (9.41%) NUnit
4 6 (3.53%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.59%) GDB
5 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 49 (28.82%) Banking
2 41 (24.12%) Investment Banking
3 35 (20.59%) Finance
4 32 (18.82%) Front Office
5 5 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 162 (95.29%) Developer
2 158 (92.94%) C++ Developer
3 21 (12.35%) Senior Developer
3 21 (12.35%) Senior C++ Developer
4 20 (11.76%) C++/C# Developer
5 19 (11.18%) C# Developer
6 8 (4.71%) UNIX Developer
7 7 (4.12%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.53%) Development Engineer
8 6 (3.53%) Software Development Engineer
9 4 (2.35%) SQL Developer
10 3 (1.76%) Quantitative Developer
10 3 (1.76%) Telecoms Developer
10 3 (1.76%) Linux Developer
11 2 (1.18%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 2 (1.18%) Senior C# Developer
12 1 (0.59%) Technical Leader
12 1 (0.59%) C++/Java Developer
12 1 (0.59%) Senior Quantitative Developer
12 1 (0.59%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (65.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 23 (13.53%) XML
3 22 (12.94%) Middleware
4 10 (5.88%) .NET
5 8 (4.71%) MFC
6 7 (4.12%) Swing
7 5 (2.94%) POSIX
7 5 (2.94%) Rendezvous
7 5 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (2.35%) FpML
8 4 (2.35%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.18%) WinForms
9 2 (1.18%) WCF
9 2 (1.18%) WPF
10 1 (0.59%) Qt
10 1 (0.59%) COM
10 1 (0.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (30.59%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (29.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 33 (19.41%) Fixed Income
4 16 (9.41%) Derivative
5 13 (7.65%) Grid Computing
6 12 (7.06%) Equities
6 12 (7.06%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 5 (2.94%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.76%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.18%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.18%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.59%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.59%) Physics
11 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 87 (51.18%) Linux
2 73 (42.94%) UNIX
3 35 (20.59%) Windows
4 17 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (58.82%) Multithreading
2 38 (22.35%) SDLC
3 32 (18.82%) Low Latency
4 30 (17.65%) OO
5 26 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (14.12%) Unit Testing
7 23 (13.53%) Database Tuning
8 21 (12.35%) Risk Management
9 17 (10.00%) TDD
10 15 (8.82%) Scrum
11 13 (7.65%) E-Commerce
12 12 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (4.71%) Algorithmic Trading
13 8 (4.71%) Risk Analysis
14 7 (4.12%) Validation
14 7 (4.12%) Electronic Trading
15 6 (3.53%) Software Engineering
15 6 (3.53%) Business Analysis
16 5 (2.94%) Web Application Development
16 5 (2.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 170 (100.00%) C++
2 91 (53.53%) SQL
3 39 (22.94%) C#
4 26 (15.29%) Perl
5 23 (13.53%) Java
6 19 (11.18%) Python
7 15 (8.82%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.71%) Scala
9 7 (4.12%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.94%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.35%) Korn
12 2 (1.18%) C
13 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (4.71%) Degree
2 3 (1.76%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) Control-M
Vendors
1 91 (53.53%) Oracle
2 11 (6.47%) Sybase
3 6 (3.53%) TIBCO
4 5 (2.94%) Tieto
4 5 (2.94%) Dialogic
4 5 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.35%) IBM
6 1 (0.59%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.59%) Solace
6 1 (0.59%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.59%) Rogue Wave
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